A Dundee coach has been recognised for her dedication to wheelchair basketball after she was named sportscotland’s Young Coach of the Year.
Gemma Lumsdaine (pictured) is a Scotland U/23 wheelchair basketball player whose hard work as a coach has led to some brilliant results.
She has coached the juniors at the Dundee Dragons for the last two years, leading by example and making a huge impact on the club’s youngsters.
Gemma also coaches the Tayside Regional Squad and she is assistant coach for Scotland U/19s, supporting two of the Dundee Dragons to represent the UK in the Invictus Games and the GB U/22 team.
Under her guidance as lead coach, the senior Dragons team won a memorable double as they clinched the Scottish League and Cup. Gemma also has an ambassadorial role in the sport with Basketball Scotland and has presented at the UK Coaching Conference, the Scottish Women’s Convention, and was also asked to address the House of Lords at the launch of “Supporting Tomorrow’s Superstars”.